Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Monday’s Storm

    Monday morning, intense straight-line winds blew through Southeast Texas, Walker County and Huntsville causing widespread damage. Winds blew down a steeple off of Shiro Presbyterian Church. Trees fell on houses from Roans Prairie to Elkins…

  • Walker County Jail Agreement For Montgomery County Inmates Approved

    Walker County Jail Operations Captain Steve Fisher discussed an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with Montgomery County to house Montgomery County inmates in the new Walker County Jail in Commissioners Court Monday . . . .  …

  • Commissioner Warren Resignation Update

    Monday morning, Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren told Commissioners’ Court he was leaving the court . . . .   The resignation follows Warren’s recent arrest for DWI in Montgomery County. Walker County Judge Danny…

  • Sheriff Discusses Old Jail Issue

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Sheriff Clint McRae updated commissioners on the Jail Committee’s recommendations for the old Walker County Jail . . . .   Demolition of the Old Jail was decided…

  • Huntsville Music Festival This Week

    The Huntsville Music Festival is coming back this week with one last big event. Huntsville’s Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lawher updates us . . . .   That’ll be in Rather Park this Thursday.

  • City Council Workshop & Regular Session Today

    At noon today, Huntsville City Councilmembers will have a workshop at City Hall about authorizing the City Manager to apply for a Transportation Alternatives Program grant, designate projects to be included in the application, determine…

  • Outage Update

    Entergy customer service Manager Ronnie Hale reports that at 10:30 this morning in the Walker County/Huntsville area they had about 6,200 customers that were out of electrical service at 121 locations where they will have…

  • Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren Resigns

    Precinct #3 Walker County Commissioner Bobby Warren has resigned. In Commissioners’ Court this morning, Commissioner Warren tendered his official resignation amidst a controversy surrounding a recent drunk driving arrest and a petition filed seeking his…

  • Storm Blows Through Walker County

    Walker County Dispatch reported to us that there is street flooding throughout Walker County due to the storm this morning. Trees are reported down across streets in various parts of Walker County.  Be on the…

  • SHSU Animation Program Recognized

    Animation Career Review recently released their annual list of top animation schools and colleges in the country, placing the computer animation program at SHSU in the Top 50 Public Animation Schools and Colleges and the…